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Vi teams up with Disney+ Hotstar to offer its customers 1-year of LIVE sports & the world’s best stories in their language

~ Launches new prepaid packs starting INR 401/- and postpaid packs starting INR  499/- with an  annual subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP ~

~ Enables customers with unlimited LIVE sporting action, latest blockbuster Bollywood movies, exclusive Hotstar Specials and much more ~

India’s leading telecom brand Vi announced its collaboration with Disney+ Hotstar, one of India’s leading video streaming platforms to bring high quality entertainment and a year full of Cricket to Vi customers.

This coming-together aims to bring the best of video content to Indians across the two most popular genres of Entertainment and Cricket.

With the new packs, Vi customers will now be able to watch everything that Disney+ Hotstar VIP has to offer – right from 12 months of non-stop cricketing action to the latest blockbuster movies in Hindi & Tamil (Ajay Devgan’s Bhuj: The Pride of India, Abhishek Bachchan’s The Big Bull, Arya’s Teddy), the best of global movies and shows dubbed in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu, including Marvel’s Super Hero movies & shows (The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man 3), latest animation movies (The Lion King, Frozen 2), popular kids shows (Doraemon, Shinchan), and exclusive Hotstar Specials (Live Telecast, OK Computer, Special Ops 1.5, Aarya Season 2, Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors), LIVE-sporting action and much more!

Commenting on the partnership with Disney+ Hotstar, Vi Chief Marketing Officer Avneesh Khosla said cricket is a religion in India and its mass appeal and the sheer passion it evokes amongst fans is unparalleled.

“In line with our partnership driven content strategy, I am now delighted to announce our association with Disney+ Hotstar that gives our customers access to all the cricketing action all through the year, along with the best of entertainment that Disney+ Hotstar offers through Hotstar Specials, Hotstar Multiplex, and all global movies & shows,” said Avneesh Khosla.

With this initiative, Vi Chief Marketing Officer Avneesh Khosla said Vi wants to provide all consumers the opportunity to watch the best of cricketing action live on Vi Giganet – India’s fastest 4G network.

Disney+ Hotstar Executive Vice President Prabh Simran Singh said the company’s philosophy is to bring World’s best entertainment to every Indian, and the company is delighted to collaborate with Vi to make Disney+ Hotstar VIP accessible to their users across the country.

“With the packed calendar of exciting cricket action this year – combined with the high-quality impactful stories Disney+ Hotstar offers – we are delighted to entertain Vi’s large customer base of Indians throughout the year. This is yet another step for Disney+ Hotstar in our journey to create & lead the video subscriptions category in the country,” said Prabh Simran Singh.

For Vi Prepaid users: Vi is launching 3 new unlimited recharge plans + 1 data only plan that will offer the 1-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription as a bundled benefit. All new and existing customers will be able to avail of the offer with these recharges, starting 10th March’21.

Rs. 401; Validity- 28 days Rs. 601; Validity- 56 days Rs. 801; Validity- 84 days Rs. 501, validity – 56 days
Offering:

●                    1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription

●                    100 GB 4G Data (3GB/Day + 16 GB extra)

●                    Unlimited Calls

Offering:

●                    1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription

●                    200 GB 4G Data (3GB/Day + 32 GB extra)

●                    Unlimited Calls

Offering:

●                    1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription

●                    300 GB 4G Data (3GB/Day + 48 GB extra)

●                    Unlimited Calls

Offering:

●                    1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription

●                    75GB 4G data

For Vi Postpaid Users: Very attractive offers on plans with rentals of 499 and above giving 1-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription on existing plans along with all the other benefits. Vi customers on other plans can switch to any of these plans and avail of the offer.

Post Paid Offering Entertainment+ 499 Entertainment+ 699 REDX
Unlimited Voice YES YES YES
Data 75 GB Unlimited Unlimited
Data Roll-over 200GB
Disney+ Hotstar VIP YES YES YES
Amazon Prime YES YES YES
Vi Movies & TV – VIP access YES YES YES
Netflix YES
Airport Lounge access (3 domestic & 1 international/year) YES
International roaming pack for 7 days- worth Rs. 2999/year YES

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform.

With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow.

The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.

Disney+ Hotstar (erstwhile Hotstar) is one of India’s leading premium streaming platform that has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment – from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas.

With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 8 languages, regional and national News, and coverage of every major global sporting event, including the IPL.

Disney+ Hotstar Premium has a large selection of Disney+ Originals, latest American shows, blockbuster Hollywood movies and award-winning content from International studios; whereas with Disney+ Hotstar VIP, users get access to Disney content in local languages, exclusive new content from the Hotstar Specials label, access to STAR network serials before television, and the latest and best of live sporting action.

In its earlier avatar, the Hotstar mobile app has notched 400 Mn+ downloads, making it one of the most in-demand apps in India and also secured top spots on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple App Store. The app’s success reflects its highly evolved video streaming technology as well as the quality of experience across devices and platforms.

 

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